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  1. ensamplenoun

    An example; a pattern or model for imitation.

  2. ensampleverb

    To exemplify, to show by example.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. ENSAMPLEnoun

    Example; pattern; subject of imitation. This orthography is now justly disused.

    Etymology: essempio, Italian.

    Such life should be the honour of your light;
    Such death, the sad ensample of your might. Edmund Spenser, Sonnets.

    Ye have us for an ensample. Phil. iii. 17.

    Such persons as would be willing to make use of our ensample to do the same thing, where there is not the same necessity, may do it upon their own score, and not be able to vouch our practice for their excuse. Robert Sanderson, Judgment.

  2. To Ensampleverb

    To exemplify; to shew by example; to give as a copy.

    Etymology: from the noun.

    I have followed all the ancient poets historical: first, , who, in the person of Agamemnon, ensampled a good governor and a virtuous man. Edmund Spenser.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ensamplenoun

    an example; a pattern or model for imitation

  2. Ensampleverb

    to exemplify, to show by example

  3. Etymology: [OF. ensample, essample, F. exemple. See Example.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ensample

    en-sam′pl, n. example.—v.t. to give an example of. [O. Fr. essample. See Example.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ensample in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ensample in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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